Faculty of Education and Social Work


Undergraduate courses 2018

Details of undergraduate courses offered in the Liberal Arts programmes.

Stage 1


Course Code Course Name Convenor
Semester 1  
EDUC 114
(15 Points)
Introduction to Māori EducationRestriction: EDUC 103, EDPROFST 100 Peter Keegan
EDUC 115
(15 Points)
Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development Deborah Widdowson, Louise Keown
EDUC 116
(15 Points)
Introduction to Educational Thought Frances Kelly
EDUC 121/121G
(15 Points)
How People Learn
Restriction: EDUC 111, 117
Richard Hamilton, Deidre Le Fevre
Semester 2
DISABLTY 113G
(15 Points)
Making Disabilities: The Construction of Ideas Rod Wills
EDUC 100G
(15 Points)
The Creative Process Peter O’Connor, Molly Mullen
EDUC 104G
(15 Points)
Sports in Society Toni Bruce  

EDUC 113
(15 Points)

Current Issues in Education
Restriction: EDUC 118
Ritesh Shah, Rod Wills
EDUC 117
(15 Points)
Teaching and Learning: An Educational Psychological Perspective
Restriction: EDUC 111, 119, 121/121G
Joanne Walker
EDUC 122/122G
(15 Points) 
Learning Sexualities
Restriction: ACE 535.507
Louisa Allen
YOUTHWRK 152G
(15 Points)
Understanding New Zealand Youth Kelsey Deane
Summer School  
EDUC 113
(15 Points)
Current Issues in Education
Restriction: EDUC 118
Ritesh Shah, Rod Wills
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Stage 2


Course Code Course Name Convenor
Semester 1  
EDUC 200
(15 Points)
Youth Mentoring
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed. To enrol in this course students must receive permission from the academic director, Dr Pat Bullen (email: p.bullen@auckland.ac.nz)
Pat Bullen
EDUC 204
(15 Points)
Philosophy and Sociology of Education
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Restriction: EDUC 206, 208
Kirsten Locke

EDUC 224
(15 Points)

Assessment and Evaluation in Education
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Restriction: EDUC 225, 230-232, EDUCM 230
Gavin Brown
Semester 2
EDUC 201
(15 Points)
History of Education
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Frances Kelly
EDUC 211
(15 Points)
Schooling Ethnic Diversity
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Restriction: EDUC 310
Helene Connor
EDUC 221
(15 Points)
Child Development
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Louise Keown
EDUC 223
(15 Points)
Educational Psychology
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Penny Watson
EDUC 283
(15 Points) 
Pedagogy – Beyond Skills and Methods
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Restriction: EDUC 383
Jason Stephens
Summer School  
EDUC 213
(15 Points)
Education and Social Justice
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Peter O'Connor, Alexis Siteine
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Stage 3


Course Code Course Name Convenor
Semester 1  
EDUC 300
(15 Points)
Understanding Childhood
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passes at Stage II
Marek Tesar
EDUC 316
(15 Points)
Gifted Education
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Catherine Rawlinson, Lynda Garrett
EDUC 317
(15 Points)
History and Sociology of Education
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Frances Kelly
EDUC 351
(15 Points)
Understanding Behaviour in Classrooms
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Penny Watson
Semester 2
EDUC 304
(15 Points) 
Educational Philosophy and Policy
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Elizabeth Rata, Kirsten Locke
EDUC 308
(15 Points)
Teachers and Teaching
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Claudia Rozas Gomez
EDUC 322
(15 points)
Re-thinking Pasifika Education
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Restriction: EDUC 309
Tanya Samu
EDUC 323
(15 Points)
Contemporary Topics in Educational Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II
Restriction: EDUC 342
Kane Meissel
EDUC 341
(15 Points)
Introduction to Counselling in the Community
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Sabrina Zoutenbier
EDUC 347
(15 points)
Special Topic: The Idea of the University Student
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Barbara Grant, Frances Kelly
EDUC 348
(15 Points)
The Reading Process
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Marineke Goodwin,
EDUC 352
(15 Points)
Adolescence
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Restriction: EDUC 343, 344
Louise Keown, Pat Bullen
EDUC 360
(15 Points)
Treaty Politics in Education
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Lincoln Dam
Summer School  
EDUC 380
(15 Points)
Methods of Research in Education
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passes at Stage II
Gavin Brown
 Not offered in 2018
EDUC 318
(15 Points)  
Teaching Languages in Schools
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Constanza Tolosa
EDUC 384
(15 Points)
Information Technology in Education
Prerequisite: Any 45 points passed at Stage II
Kumar Laxman
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Bicultural and Multicultural Issues in Education


Education is an exciting cross-disciplinary field that engages educational questions from diverse perspectives.

Through study of bicultural and multicultural issues in education you can explore a range of courses that take an education focus to core disciplines such as sociology, history, Māori and Indigenous studies.

You will develop critical, varied and comprehensive knowledge and skills with wide application to areas of diversity, culture and ethnicity.

Te Puna Wānanga, the School of Maori Education, offers the following Education courses within the Bachelor of Arts in the areas of bicultural and multicultural education:

Stage l
EDUC 114 Introduction to Māori Education

Stage ll
EDUC 211 Schooling Ethnic Diversity

Stage lll
EDUC 360 Treaty Politics in Education

For more information about Te Puna Wānanga and to read profiles of the course lecturers visit the Te Puna Wānanga website.


Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere,
Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao

The bird that partakes of the miro berry reigns in the forest.
The bird that partakes of the power of knowledge has access to the world.


Other courses around this theme that you may be interested in:
EDUC 322 Re-thinking Pasifika Education
EDUC 213 Education and Social Justice
 

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Education and Equity


Justice for All? Education and Equity

Education promises equality and opportunity for all. However, the reality has long been different. Issues such as sexuality, gender, disability, poverty and ethnicity affect student outcomes and the societies in which we live. These courses explore diverse perspectives on education as a source of social transformation and hope for a more just and egalitarian society.

Stage I
EDUC 113 Current Issues in Education
EDUC 122 Learning Sexualities
DISABLTY 113G Making Disability: The Construction of Ideas  (this General Education course is in the open schedule)

Stage II
EDUC 213 Education and Social Justice

Stage III
EDUC 322 Rethinking Pasifika Education
EDUC 347 The Idea of the University Student

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People and Ideas that Challenged Education


Movers and Shakers: People and Ideas that Challenged Education

Education is a child of its time and place. Ideas about the nature and purpose of education are always undergoing change and they are often attached to competing agendas. These courses examine the givens of education through exploring big ideas and influential thinkers who challenged the status quo and imagined different educational futures.

Stage I
EDUC 116 Introduction to Educational Thought

Stage II
EDUC 201 History of Education
EDUC 204 Philosophy and Sociology of Education

Stage III
EDUC 304 Educational Philosophy and Policy
EDUC 308 Teachers and Teaching
EDUC 317 History and Sociology of Education
EDUC 347 The Idea of the University Student

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